Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1899 (Pt I)

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Title Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1899 (Pt I)
Subject Indian reservations; Federal government; Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Education; Courts; Allotment of land; Land use; Railroads; Timber; Whites--Relations with Indians; Health; Annuities; Horses; Crime; Missionaries; Irrigation; Grazing; Alcohol; Livestock; Natural resources; Education; Employment (Economic theory); Water rights; Treaties
Spatial Coverage Whiterocks (Utah); Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Washington (D.C.); Utah
Keywords Annual Report; Indian Agency; Reservations; Tribal Funds; Allotment; Land Rights; Mining; Fishing Rights; Indian; White Relations; Superintendency
Tribe Ute
Band Uintah
Creator Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Jones, William A.; Knackstedt, Louis A.; Myton, H.P.; Kirk, J.E.
Description Excerpts concerning Utah from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - Courtesy of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs outlines the sale and leasing of Indian lands, the distribution and transfer of allotments, appropriations made to the various tribes, the history and purposes behind Indian education policy, Indian exhibitions, agreements made with railroad companies, and requests for tribal membership. Agent Knackstedt of Colorado submits a report regarding the Southern Utes' health, educational progress, and agricultural practices. Uintah Ouray Agent H.P. Myton describes perceived aversions to farming practices and the poor quality of buildings at the agency. J.E. Kirk, Superintendent of the Uintah School reports incidences of irregular attendance and challenges to farming on school property. Superintendent Commons of the Ouray School reports a slight increase in attendance and the need for a new irrigation system
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1899
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Coverage Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
Rights Digital Image © 2011 America West Center. All Rights Reserved
ARK ark:/87278/s66x26rs
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2014-03-24
Date Modified 2014-03-24
ID 373133
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